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    October 9, 2012
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hands. >> the defendant will remain incarcerated. the court made an eloquent statement understanding the situation of the victims'. >> reporter: they claimed they had insufficient time to plan his defense and appealed. >> whenever you decide someone's guilty, we might as well get this thing over with and you lose this concept of due process. that is something that should worry all of us. >> reporter: for 10 victims, eight of whom are known and testified at trial, the virtual life sentence brings a measure of closure and justice. >> they're relieved that there -- jerry's going to prison the rest of his life and can't harm anymore children. >> the judge said to the victims directly looking down at them that he admired their courage for coming forward and shouldn't see themselves as victims but as people who had the courage to come forward.
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>> reporter: f jurors who convicted him, two were on hand for the sentenceing, a small measure of pride for having done their duty. >> we did what we had to do and made the right decision. he's put away and children in this area are safe. it's all good, you know. >> you feel good about your role in this? >> yes. >> reporter: coming up at the bottom of the hour, we'll take you live to pennsylvania for more insight into the sentenceing today and that is coming your way at 5:30. another big story. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown has an overnight you can few. a federal judge lashed out at him for missing three court- appointed pretrial check-ins. matt, what do you have -- did he well is have to say? >> not much. the judge had something to say. he waved his finger at the former chairman, scolding him for not checking in with court officials three times and as brown tried to explain why, the judge didn't want to hear it
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and issued stricter rules. the former chairman of the council, kwame brown, was greeted by reporters and photographers as he walked into the federal courthouse and, again, as he left. brown seemed surprised by all of the attention. >> can you see anything? >> i can't say any. all of the here that is disturbing. >> reporter: but the judge was disturbed, he wanted to know why his presentencing orders were not being followed. what do you have to say about your conduct, he asked. brown apologized for wasting the court's time. he knew the importance of calling in. when brown offered reason yes he didn't think he was violating the rules, he was scolded and ordered him to check in with court officials in person each week, no longer by phone and then added an
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overnight curfew from 11:00 p.m. to 6 in the morning. >> there is nothing i can say. >> reporter: few words outside of court from brown's attorney. brown is just about a month away from being sentenced for bank fraud. cook thinks his client understands what to do before then. >> i think he has an understanding what is in front of him -- he'll be fine. >> reporter: brown thought he was meeting his required contacts with court officials because he was talking with them about other issues. remember, the judge will decide brown's fate during his sentenceing hearing next month. he told brown that he didn't want to see him back in court until then and judge leon said there would no longer be a three-strike rule here but next time it would be one and told brown not to tempt fate.
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shawn? >> thank you. maryland lawmaker plead guilty to misconduct in office. delegate tiffany alston paid an employee $800 with state money. she was accused of theft and using state funds to pay wedding expenses. the deal means show will serve three years probation and 300 hours of community service and has to pay $800 back to the state. tonight, a major poll showed mitt romney pulling into the lead in the white house. in a week of high-profile e vents, he's beating president obama by four points in the pugh research poll this morning. tom fitzgerald has been looking at the poll. some of the folks who put it together. how much are those new poll results affected by last week's debate? >> reporter: you can't underestimate it, will. we spoke with the directorate the pugh research center and he said clearly the impact of last week's debate is having a big impact on the poll numbers and romney's new lead over the
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president. the new poll out shows the thapresident obama is trailing mitt romney 49-45% and that is romney's first big lead and the margin of error was covered by this and since he won the republican nomination in august and as recently as last month. romney was trailing the president. and romney is looking ahead and looking to build on the lead. the associate director of the p gushing h research center told us the result shows the president is slipping with key groups since last week's debate while romney is making strong gains, especially among women, latino, and independent voters. >> the trajectory of the race appears to have changeed dramatically in the wake of the debate. we saw obama with small to significant large leads throughout the campaign, throughout most of the campaign. steady leads and that
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apparently is over. >> reporter: there was more bad news for the obama campaign. this time coming from the producers of sesame street. the children's television workshop asked the obama campaign today to stop air is airing a new commercial featuring big bird that hit the air today. spot mocks mitt romney's talk that he would stop funding to the pbs. staying on the rice race to the white house, vice president joe biden and his rival paul ryan will go head-to-head in kentucky thursday night but they're not the only ones looking for debate-related boost. all of danville is hoping to benefit. streets repaved, and new signs in the small town and stores are stocked up on politically- themed merchandise. center college will play host. >> the campus has been transformed and there is for security and lodgistical reasons. >> reporter: the small town has
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experience here. center college hosted another debate in 2000. our coverage includes you at home. we want to hear from you as we approach election day. use the hash tag fox5d.c. you decide and to tweet the thoughts about the candidates, issues, performances and elects as we count down to november. -- elections as we count down to november. amtrak restored service between d.c. and wilmington, delaware. a power outage closed the section of the main rail lill line known new york and d.c. the outage was caused by downed power lines. two tracks are back open with repairing continues on a third. >> a man is facing charges after officials carried a loaded gun on to the gun. it showed up on an x ray machine&last friday. they called in the metropolitan airports authority police who took the gun and charged the man with the misdemean weapon's
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charge. the passenger was able to continue his strip. bunk, a pull million lawsuit foiled by a woman who claimed she was raped by a sheriff's deputy at a county courthouse. >> and virginia health officials say a meningitis outbreak in the state is growing, where they think it started. >> get ready for groceries on the go. find out how technology is helping metro riders do the shopping at the station. hi, jerry. >> hello, will, how are you? >> and weather-wise, warmer today and we may crack 70 degrees with some sunshine returning and a first look at the fore theca -- forecast is coming up. stay with us, fox 5 news at 5 will continue. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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[ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities?
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infringement on our lives.s s le chaigingsuch an...here too.. the how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards.
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george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. . hitting the grocery store on the way home from work took on a new meaning. billboards will allow you to start shopping on the spot. laura evans is here to explain why you -- where you will find them and how it works. you have my attention. >> reporter: they're cool, shawn. should have your attention on this. one of the biggest internet stores in the country is behind the billboards and looked like larger-than-life-size grocery aisles, and they're now in several d.c. metro stations. you need a smartphone and you download a free p-pod app and
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start shopping. >> reporter: walking through metro the way to work, you realize i are out of milk. you need laundry? you could be passing a virtual grocery aisle. and that milk or soap could be at your doorstep by the time you get home. >> any thing that i will - make my life easier like this is something i would try. >> that is cool. >> it strikes people when they in a place like a subway station, which you would not expect a grocery shelf. >> reporter: p-pod teamed up with national brands for the project. you could call it interactive advertising, a new way to shop as they try to target the superbusy commuter who spendance hour in transit or waiting for transporting a. >> get people to think about it
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and they would download the app and realize they can shop anywhere. not just in a train station but the soccer fold and wherever they are. >> reporter: once you down load the app, you scan the bar code on the ad and it adds the product to your card. they're staples in many households, serial, milk -- serial, milk, cleaning supplies and pasta and tissue. once on the app, you can choose from 11,000 different products, all of the nutritional information at your fingertips and greater control of the money you responding. >> you see your running total halftime. from a budget perspective, you know how much you want to spend and get over that amount and start taking stuff out of your cart. >> if i had a smartphone, i would do that. >> that is cool. >> if the food came out of my phone, i would do it. >> clearly it's not for everyone. okay. okay. slow to get to it. if you don't want to, you don't have to. they up in several metro stations and they'll be up on
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every major transportation railway in the d.c. area. first time you use it, you have to register on p-pod.com. as i said, it's a free app. you download it. i did it myself and saves you time. there is a delivery fee. >> uh-huh. >> and that is usually $6, i think, if you spend over $100 in groceries and $10 under. you know, time is mean. >> yes. >> it's convenient. i mean i want to start shopping now. i wish they could put one up outside of the station here. >> there you go. >> and you don't need the scan thing. >> that is the fun thing. >> yeah. >> the kids would like that, actually. >> yeah. >> and thank you, laura. >> okay. we're less than 20 hours away from the home play-off game in nats time error history. you can use the -- team history. can you use the p-pod for the chips, the wings, right? the team was back home against game 3 against the cardinals. scott smith arrived tonight from nats park.
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hey, scott. >> reporter: here we are. meaningful baseball in october. the team fresh off of two games in st. louis. happy to be back home and the series is split at one game apiece. looking forward to game three. a 1:00 start time against the cardinals. meanwhile here today, just a lot -- >> all right, clearly we're having trouble with scott's signal. we'll try to revisit him in just a moment. let me just say this. if the nats go to the national league championship, can you buy your tickets starting wednesday at 9:00 in the morning. he's the deal. two tickets max for each game at nats park and that can be purchased online. a limited number of tickets is available to buy on each -- at each game. >> i'm excited and hopefully there is plenty available
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moment and that means a clothing line. first up, these two t-shirts featuring elements of gonzalez's life. the cy young candidate played a roll in designing the t-shirts. >> now that we're in the post season of the play-offs, this is a great time to bring them out. especially for the fans, a huge fan of the washington nationals and a fan of mine. >> $1 from every t-shirt will go to support the children and families who need medical care. and back to scott smith and nats park with a preview of tomorrow's game three. hi, scott. >> reporter: we're glad to be back here. yes, the nationals back home on the home park the rest of the series after smith two in saint louis. happy to be back home. tomorrow's afternoon game starts at 1:00 against the cardinals. i'll show you what they did here today. they got some work in, a light workout. the gm is on hand and watching
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the guys. everyone staying positive and upbeat, unphased and bryce harper who struggled in the first two games, one for 10 told me today that it's two games and he's not worried at all and expects to start raking soon and he loves the thought of playing before a packed house tomorrow. >> and i think that they thriving on a post season team and they want us to come in here and win. i think coming home the next three games, you know, home all year and it's tough. the st. louis team and i think our pitch is pretty good and works well. and that is going to keep going. >> and we feel comfortable playing at home. we have been in a good position to win at home and win the series. if we can do that, we'll be set sitting pretty. >> the base all year long, have
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been outstanding and we got the philly fans and start taking up the space ourselves and it's great. they enjoyed, you know, playing here we love the city, ballpark and fans. >> reporter: teammates will square off tomorrow. jackson taking on carper ingam 3 and they have released times for game 4 and 5. game 4 is set here on thursday for 407 if the tigers beat the as today and they will move that to 5:07 on thursday. if necessary, game 5 will be 8:37 on friday. we'll send it back to you. >> as you said, they have a positive, upbeat attitude. i think we caught that the natitude. so you at 6:00 again tonight. >> you have to love that natitude. >> absolutely. you have to love the weather, too. what a difference from yesterday. it was beautiful out. >> what can we expect into the rest of the evening hours in yo
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and the low we have had today. later on tonight, i think, and tomorrow morning, we could have some fog and drizzle. shouldn't be a big deal, but we're expecting tomorrow afternoon. finally to get some sunshine and, of course, it's all important tomorrow. the nats will be playing and we would like to have some sun out there and make it nice for all of the fans and let's start with the temperatures. 62 degrees. gaithersburg is 57 and 60 degrees right now for baltimore. we just kind of held the clouds in place today. skins the -- since the clouds were in place and expecting sunshine, with the clouds in place, the temperatures have stayed in the upper 50s to lower 60s and that is where we have been. by tomorrow afternoon, we're going to see some of the clouds that have been so stubborn and i begin to break up a bit and that will allow things to get nicer around here. and it looks like the trend is our trend as we hang on into
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the weekend. thicks -- things aren't too tebly bad. your forecast planner, we're talking basically where we have been today. mostly clouds, the temperatures are cooling off into the mid- 50s or so and later on this evening. tonight, we'll get fog and drizzle. doesn't look like a big deal. sunshine will, comes back for tomorrow, tomorrow afternoon. >> and that sounds good, gary. thank you. the summer driving season is over. the gas prices in our area are not dropping. coming up tonight, a spokesman joins us to explain why the relief has not come to the northwest. >> and the prices have just been painfs woman? the maryland woman claims show had won the big megamillions backpot? yeah, well, find out why she's now being sued by her co,er -- coworkers. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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[ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care.
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and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities?
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. california set a state record for gas prices. the hikes might be slowing a bit. today's average for a gallon of
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regular, $4.67. the price jumped only a fraction of the cent overnight, compared to 50-cents in the past week. industry experts blame the industry costs, here it is ojaier demand, california's strict standards that don't allow for gas to cross state lines and refinery outages, which led to a decreased supply. the good news, we don't have it as bad as california. prices in our area are still well above what they should be for this time of the year. according to aaa, the national average, $3.82. in d.c., a gallon of regular will run $3.89 and in maryland, $3.70; in virginiava, $3.60. john townsend, the manager of government&affairs joins us. it's always great to see you. thanks for coming in. >> great seeing you, shawn. >> reporter: the summer driving season is over. replaced and the price of crude is down. why aren't we seeing the prices drop in the northeast like the rest of the country? >> you summed it up nicely, shawn. one reason for this is the
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unfoe seen shortages in terms of the refineries are not at full capacity or haven't made the full transition to making the winter blends from the summer blends. >> oh,. >> and there is some glitches. you're seeing a spike in prices for both coasts and for seven weeks in a row, we have had prices increasing day over day over day and we have never seen anything like this this time of the year. the most expensive august on record. >> tell me about it. cost me $85 to fill up my truck and we're talking about the coasts seeing the problems and the refiners are along the coast line y. is it taking long for the lower prices to trickle out to us? >> well, one reason is the capacity problem and short supplies and that is going back
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to the ancient law of supply and demand. >> uh-huh. >> and so we're seeing the spikes. in the last week or so, we have seen a decline in prices in the washington metro area and washington, d.c. proper. and now they're spiking up again. so, we don't have this under control and it needs to become under control. we think that that will happen by election day or by thanksgiving. >> election day or thanksgiving. okay. and so is that when we will start seeing some relief? or late least you hope we'll see relief, john. >> we have been wrong about this all year long. this has been an uncertainty year. we saw spikes when we thought prices were declining and when they declining, we have seen the vice-versas. so it's really strange out there now and anything can happen, but we're going to go on record saying we think the prices will decline the next four weeks or so or by
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thanksgiving. >> if not, we're going to have you back in here and talk to but that. >> you should. and beat me with many strikes. it's the third time this year we got it wrong. >> no, i mean -- . >> and that is how volatile the market is. >> i understand. >> and it's always great to see you. >> thank you. >> it's painful to hear what it costs to fill up your truck. i want to start hitchhiking. >> probably not a good idea. coming up, a woman foils a major lawsuit after claiming she was raped by a local sheriff's deputy. we're going to have all of the details for you. >> and investigators reveal new information about a reporter found dead inside her virginia home. >> and police in colorado try to generate new leads after a 10-year-old boy vanishes without a trace. stay with us. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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. former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky will spend 30 years in prison. the sentence handed down after he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. bruce gordon joins us live from outside of the courthouse in bell font, pennsylvania. bruce, sandusky who is 60 years old affectively gets a life sentence here, right? >> reporter: that's right. the judge in this case made clear that he had no interest in sending a message of any kind by sentenceing sandusky to a century or more behind bars, though. technically, he could have with all those is convicts. instead, he looked at the age of the convicted child molester and gave him enough time, the 30-year minimum to make sure he dies in prison. >> he still said he is innocent and i am told me gave a long rambling statement. >> and that is right he maiains the innocence to the bitter end and is the victim of a conspiracy but involves the
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university, his accusers, the media, prosecutors -- everyone can you think of is part of the vast conspiracy to do him in. he showed the only emotion of the morning when he was talking about how this whole thing had impacted him. how the lies had impacted his life and tore his life a part. about a 15-minute speech to the judge who looked unmoved by any of it and looked like a stern look on his face and offered no reaction whatsoever. but spoke to the sentence. >> and the victim statements recalling the trauma from his crimes. they were at today's sentenceing, right? they were, will, yeah. interesting, i mentioned sandusky's e holding -- emotions. no emotion of any kind shown when three young men who were young boys at the time of their abuse at the hands of sandusky, described the agony of having their childhood stolen from them. one looked him in the eye and said i don't forgive you for what you did. it was -- it was really a gut- wrenching time but no reaction
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or emotion from sandusky during the period of time at all. >> they were called the agony but, bruce, is there any sense of healing from the victims? >> generally speaking, and we have talked to the attorneys for several of the victims this afternoon. generally speaking, they seem satisfied with the sentence and there is a sense they would have liked a few more years and they seem satisfied with the de facto life sentence and try to get on with their lives and that is going to be difficult. it was tough for those who got up and spoke this morning, but they're doing what they can to put their highways together. >> good insight, bruce gordon live from belfont, pennsylvania, thank you. a prince georges county sheriff's deputy accused of raping an inmate last summer is facing a $15 million lawsuit. lamar mcintire is under indictment. when questioned, he admitted his involvement.
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paul wagner has more. >> reporter: he is accused of taking a 34-year-old woman into a courthouse holding cell last june where she was raped and forced to perform a sex act. the attorney is adding now details claim negligent lawsuit, the deputy sheriff took pictures of her naked inside the cell. on june 19th of this year, precious reefs was locked up on a theft charge and scheduled to go before a judge in this upper marlboro courthouse. according to police, she was escorted to a holding cell during a courtroom break where she was ordered to disrobe by a uniformed deputy. although fox 5 generally doesn't identify sex assault victims, through her attorney, she decided if to go public with the story and claiming that the deputy took breaks during the assault to attend to his job. >> his walkee talky went off he told her stay naked, i'll be right back and places his clothes on his -- pulled his pants up and goes outside of
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the cell, comes back and begins to have sex with her again. >> reporter: she felt she had no chose but to do what he said. >> she didn't see another guard. all she heard was someone calling him on the radio. he told her not to put her clothing back on and she'll be back -- he would be back. >> reporter: he was armed with a handgun when he escorted her into a holding cell, which was out of sight of the courthouse surveillance cameras and he started making comments toward her about her abilities, things you would hear in a rated x movie. >> reporter: online court records she she remained locked up in county jail until mid- august. deputy mcintyre was released on the $50,000 bond. he was suspended without pay from his job from the sheriff's office and is facing a trial on rape and sex assault charges. the civil lawsuit names the deputy and the state of
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maryland as defends. reefd to go -- reefs decided to go public with her story and hopes it helps others. >> thank you. defense lawyers lost their fight to block a medical expert from testifying in a month groomery county murder case. curtis lopez is accused of killing his estranged wife and her 11-year-old son last year. the boy was beaten with a baseball bat and his body later found in a wooded area. the medical examiner will testify about the of the boy's skull. the defense protested because their experts have not seen the child's skull. a murder officially ruled. sarah green hall was killed in july. her body was found in a burning upperville home. a medical examiner ruled she was shot in the neck. no one has been arrested at this point. she works for the winchester star. a meningitis outbreak that sickened peekpeople in several states is growing in virginia now. coming up, find out where health officials say the majority of cases are being
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found. >> and later, a man dies during an eating contest. wait until you hear about the bizarre challenge. we'll be right back. be right b take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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[ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities?
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. virginia health officials say there are 24 reported cases of suspected fungal meningitis in the state. one deadly. the saintd -- tainted steroids product linked to the illnesses and went to two medical facilities in virginia. one in roanoke, the other in christianburg. altogether -- all together, they contacted more than 630 patients about possible exposure between july and september of this year. product is no longer being used. a new study is likely to add to the confusion over mercury exposure from sea food during the pregnancy. it said that low levels of mercury can increase the chances of adhd symptoms showing up in a child.
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the problem is the study showed that moms to be who ate more fish have children with fewer since of adhd. the key here appears to be what types of fish and also, the advice, doctors say s to eat sea food and make sure it's low in mercury. and if you're looking to lose weight, the key might be to have a partner. researchers say they lose about the same amount of weight using programs like weight watchers as a health professional. it works best when there is support from another person in a group or program and, of course, you have to exercise. >> and that is always key. you try to lose weight, your person at home and spouse is bringing in cookies and candy. making it tough. >> they count productive. >> it is. >> and stop it. coming up tonight, a mcdonald's worker from maryland who claims she hit the megamillions is being sued by her coworkers. we'll explain this one. plain t . >> you can't be careful enough. yeah. it's hitting a little too close to home right now.
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>> and it's -- a 10-year-old colorado girl vanishes without a trace. why her disappearance is forcing parents to have difficult conversations with their own children. >> and if temperatures can rise to the 70s tomorrow, gary's back to talk about a warm-up. stay with us. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business.
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he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising.
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according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000.
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the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . police in colorado released this home video of a missing girl in hopes of finding her. the 10-year-old jessica ridgeway has been missing since friday when she vanished on the way to school. the only tastes fifth grader, her backpack found six miles away from the home. police have no suspects and they following up on two recent cases in a nearby up to where a man tried to lure two young boys into his car. >> and hopefully that video helps. for parents talking about the disappearance of jess a it's a difficult conversation to have
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with kids. he's more. >> you can't be careful enough. yeah, it's hitting too close to home now. >> reporter: melissa and her son lyaround the corner. >> i told him that anybody that you don't know besides t- teachers are strangers and it's okay to not be polite and to to the talk to him. >> it's never too early. >> i think can you start this in preschool and that can scare some parents. >> reporter: dr. cheryl ziegler is a child psychologist and family counselor. she said teaching kids that every stranger presents a danger does not work anymore. >> and this is an old tomorrow. for the majority of the time they go missing, they're is to the not taken by strangers. >> reporter: the real key to your child's safety might be practicing what they need to do
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in an unsafe situation. >> you repeatedly practice and have many opportunities every week to say what would you do? you want them to say something like i would go to someone in uniform or someone who worked here. i would look for a name tag. >> absolutely. yeah, do -- and do? drills with them. >> reporter: this mom is doing all show can to prevent another tragedy. >> oh, my god. him, with anything happening to him. brings fire error -- tears to mys. >> the national center for missing and exploited children support a team of experts to colorado as soon as they heard of jessica's disappearance. for the latest on the search for case -- jessica and other messing children, we posted the link on the website there, go to www.myfoxdc.com. and gary's here now to talk about the forecast. and who have seen some crazy weather. >> and that is followed by cloudy, rainy, drizzily
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question. >> i hope i have an answer for you. >> and -- i didn't anticipate questions. >> i'm sorry. they were predicting we would have an extended stretch of warmer weather this year and later on. >> if you work the next five days or so, we're hit and miss. >> uh. >> and we're projecting, seeing that it could be warmer than normal. >> okay. >> and that is a going forecast. >> for all of the kids in the pumpkin patches. >> that's right. it's nice going on a hey ride with shorts on. i like that and that is how it works. it's been cloudy and into the overnight hours tomorrow morning, we'll have clouds and fog and we're stuck in this
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pattern. it's not normal for us. it doesn't take much this time of the year to cool us down and lock us into the cloudy, cool pattern. so, what is going? basically, a bit of a transfer of -- a trough in the northeastern section of the united states and that will undoubtedly bring the cool air in and what has happened the last few days, believe it or not, we have been under the high pressure and with this notice around, the counterclockwise flow keeps coming up along the stationary boundary off to the east of us and we kind of lock in this cool breeze. from time to time we have a shower coming through and that is on the cool side. overnight tonight, we're going to so this again and we may end up getting a little bit of drizzle and some fog persistent out there and we may wake up to that tomorrow morning. i don't think that is going to be for everybody. i think that the best risk of this will be east-southeast of the metro. if you're in the western- northwestern neighborhoods, while i think you will end up
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with clouds, i don't think that we'll end up waking up with a lot of drizzle or fog. it's 61 now, we had enough sunshine, just a little bit, helping warm us into the lower 60s. some places into the 50s and not to low, continuing with mostly cloudy conditions and that is looking like fog and drizzle and that is going to be overnight. persistent clouds, west of the mountains. things open up and they're brighter. offshore is where most of the rain has been and this is along the shore for jersey, parts of delaware, and even parts of, at least some secs of maryland. most of this is staying east the of the bay and, again, back to the west. and where the -- underneath the high pressure, nice and sin, the frontal system is coming
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our way and that is looking better for us tomorrow. that is going to be milder and cool. milder than where we have been the last few nights. we'll have clouds and some fog and drizzle spots. by tomorrow afternoon, looks like the sun will return. not completely sunny, but still pretty nice and that is breezy in the afternoon. i looked that up and on thursday, a high of 70 and no rain. the game is good to go. beautiful on thursday, friday and saturday. >> uh-huh. >> and very fall like. >> okay. >> and good luck. >> yes. >> thank you. >> something needs to. >> yes, thank you, gary. to the talk of the town on tmz. justin bieber caught drinking? tmzs harvey ref sin live in l.a. this happen -- happened when he
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was 17. how old is he now? >> reporter: he's 18 now. let me clarify this. i believe -- now there are two different scenarios here. one is that it happened a year and two months ago, which would have made him 17. i believe, though, this was done last june when he was 18 and in alabama. he was basically playing a game of beer popping with some of the friend -- beer p on ong. -- pong. he was playing and drinking some. it's not something that college kids all over america don't top. the only different is that he's not from america or a college kid, but he's still young and the word thing about the picture, are you look at it? >> i'm looking at it. >> why is he holding a backpack? i think i have an answer.
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>> what is that? >> and we were hunting for it. people from canada called in on tmz live and the thing in canada is when you're under age, it's very common for people to come to these beer pong parties with boar in their backpack. it's hard to get and they secreate it in their backpack and bring it to the party. >> okay, that is interesting. hopefully justin, you know, he's a role model for a lot of kids out there and hopefully get it cleared up. light talk about kim kardashian and kanye west. >> they're hang hunting, look for 7- to $10 million mansion. they going to move in together and they have plenty of money to make the purchase. the weird thing, shawn, is that kim still is not divorced yet. >> oh, oh. remember, this is her
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second marriage. >> yeah. >> not divorced from the second one yet and she's moving in with the guy and some people feel like she needs to slow it down a bit. >> i think so. >> and they telling me to wrap, harvey. you need to go. >> probably goodbyes in florida right now. >> i'll about the there are. and let's go to brian now for a look at what is coming your way next on the news edge at 6. a new campaign ad ruffled feathers on sesame street. the makers of the children's show demanding the beloved character be removed from the video. >> and fighting back against the controversial met reshapes. the new free speech ads with a message of their own. and are americans at a cross roads? the results of a new survey on religion. those stories and more. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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123-40-6789 she said she won and lost and now being sued. the mcdonald's employee who claim she won the lootery in maryland made coworkers mad. 14 are suing her for fraud. she was part of the office pool and believe she's hiding her jackpot winnings but the maryland lottery said guess what, she never won. the lottery officials say three school teachers won it. the mcdonald's employees claim wilson offered to pay the teachers a million bucks to claim the prize so she would not have to share it with them. a horrible ending to what was supposed to have been a daring act. a man competed and won an insect-eating contest and died shortly after the competition ended. investigators say he was one of 30 people who competed last friday in deerfield beach, florida. he ate dozens of live cockroaches and worms and got sick afterwards. >> we're all sad, sad for the family and for us, for him. it's a bad situation. >> there is a lot of questions,
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not many answers. >> and the cause of death is determined. none of the other contestants who competed got sick. hopefully you're not eating dinner. thank you for joining us at 5. >> the news edge at 6 starts right now. a shakeup in the race for the white house. tonight, a major poll shows mitt romney leaping past obama. some are ax distributing it to the strong debate performance. tom fitzgerald joining us now. what are the campaigning saying about this? >> reporter: they're calling it a game changer. romney campaign officials told her that this pole is -- poll is a reflection of what they're waiting for weeks for. a moment in this campaign where voters would look at mitt romney with a fresh pair of